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DIY Halloween Decoration Ideas
Our easy DIY Halloween decorations will keep the kids busy this half term and the house FILLED with an explosion of Halloween!
We’ve got everything you need for a spooky Halloween home – from our ghostly garlands, homemade Halloween trees and even milk bottle ghost lanterns.
Making your own DIY Halloween decorations not only adds an individual style to your Halloween decor but it also gives the kids something to spend time on and allows them to be creative and just have fun with it.
Halloween Banner – Easy Halloween Craft for Kids
Make your own easy Halloween bunting with just a few craft supplies – black and orange paper and a ball of string and scissors is all you need.
You could do these with lots of different spooky phrases and decorate different rooms with your bunting.
Ghost Garlands – DIY Halloween Decoration
Decorate your home for Halloween with our super easy homemade ghost bunting. This simple craft just needs white paper, scissors, a back pen and some string.
Let the kids design their own ghosty spooks and string them up into ghost garlands to hang around the house.
Huge Spider Sculptures
Older kids will just LOVE making these huge spider sculptures just using black pipe cleaners and goggly eyes. These look super scary scattered around the house
Halloween Tree – Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids
We love these creative, spooky little Halloween trees. Bare branches decorated with spooky stain glass style Halloween decorations. These Halloween tress are fun to make and look really atmospheric.
Bat Mobile – Easy Halloween Craft for Kids
Using foraged twigs you can make this easy Halloween bat mobile with little hanging bats flying around the moon.
Hang these where they’ll cast a spooky shadow on the walls.
Painted Stone Eyeballs – Halloween craft for kids
Get creative with the sharpies and create a whole load of spooky eyeballs. These look super weird displayed in glass jars as a Halloween decoration.
Halloween Milk Bottle Lanterns – DIY Halloween Decorations
Halloween Milk Bottle Lanterns are so simple to make and kids love to make them. Line these ghost lanterns up to create a spooky entrance to your Halloween party!
Halloween Tea Light Holders – Easy Halloween Craft
You can simply use chalk glass paints and empty glass jars to create these little Halloween the light holders – older kids love to make these and they look super atmospheric when lit and casting their spooky shadows.
Loads more ideas for family celebrations here!
Just be sure that if using the tea light holders when kids are around you use non-flame battery operated tea lights to avoid accidents.
Halloween Hanging Bats – DIY Halloween Decoration
These hanging bats are so simple – just use the same technique as paper snowflakes to get your spooky individual bat designs.
Halloween Words – Easy DIY Halloween Decoration
Our shabby chic BOO Halloween decoration is super easy to make and of course, you don’t need to just stick to BOO – you can decorate whatever words you like.
Spooky Halloween recipes to try
If you’re celebrating Halloween with the kids the you might just LOVE our spooky recipes below.
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